Former WWE star Chris Masters has commented on his potential WWE return, forward of his tease a few comeback at Royal Rumble 2023.
Many shocking names usually present up for Royal Rumble matches. Masters beforehand took to Twitter to trace that he may very well be one of many former WWE names slated to compete at this 12 months’s occasion.
Talking with Chris Van Vliet, Masters famous that he particularly needs to face off towards Bobby Lashley.
Wanting it to be the Grasp Lock vs the Damage Lock, Masters mentioned:
“Oh, there’s lots of connections there. I’m form of like a ghost from his previous at this level. However like I simply really feel like you understand in the correct state of affairs you understand, you could have Lashley dominating with the harm lock and then you definitely had been to listen to that OG Chris Masters theme.
“I really feel like and once more this extra is as a result of everyone you understand, I really feel like since I’ve form of began throughout the final 12 months and this 12 months to petition for the Rumble. Once more, it’s not as I don’t really feel like I’m ever coming again to WWE full time.
“For me, it might simply be it might be nice to come back again to the Rumble to, you understand, form of make amends with sure folks throughout the firm, but additionally to point out such as you had been saying earlier than, present the WWE Universe the polished performer that I develop into and like, yeah, I wasn’t in a position to do it there, sadly. However I did get there.
“And so for me, that might be, that might really feel good. And like once more, and however the largest factor being about that oh sh*t second of getting that second of me coming down the aisle and having like, some man sitting subsequent to his buddy slap on the chest, like ‘Oh, my God, Damage Lock vs. Grasp Lock, it’s gonna occur.’
“Yeah, that’s what it’s about. So like, it’s actually not out of a spot of selfishness and we’re like, let’s, let’s have Chris Masters come again full time. However like, for all these causes, it might be superior.”
Lashley has been introduced for the boys’s Royal Rumble match, so if Masters needs to conflict with him on January 28, he’ll must enter the 30-man excessive rope battle royal.
Discussing the potential for a full-time WWE return, Masters famous:
“So, you understand, all of these things has occurred. And like I’ve by no means even thought of going again to WWE, actually, as a result of, and it’s not out of something bitter. It’s simply, you understand, I had a few runs there and it ended the best way it did.
“And, you understand, I simply realized that my love is for skilled wrestling, even when it’s not with WWE.
“However you understand, with every thing that I’ve realized within the final couple of years after which additionally seen Shelton, Carlito, MVP all my buddies you understand, I lastly began you understand, it and it was extra out of this what you simply talked about.
“It was extra not out of Chris Masters coming again, it was extra out of as a result of I keep in mind getting in contact with that younger wrestling fan. I keep in mind what’s it that we’re at all times in search of?
“We’re in search of that oh s**t second you understand, I imply, like that Final Warrior comeback at WrestleMania 8.
“It’s to not say something I might do can measure to that however the Bobby Lashley state of affairs is fascinating as a result of I haven’t been there for thus lengthy although.”
Masters was launched from his WWE contract in August 2011, and has since wrestled on the impartial scene as Chris Adonis.
Transcription through Fightful.